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  • Dr. Gabriela Ilie, PhD

Appointments:

DMRF Endowed Soillse Research Scientist in Prostate Cancer Quality of Life Research, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

Affiliations:

Joint appointment in the Departments of Urology and Community Health and Epidemiology; Cross appointment in Radiation Oncology and Psychology and Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The overarching aim of Dr. Ilie’s research is to Improve the Quality of Life of Prostate Cancer survivors through Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs). Her substantive interests are in the areas of quality of life post prostate cancer diagnosis, the establishment of an infrastructure for the electronic routine collection of function and general health patient-reported outcomes, improving the communication between clinicians and patients, clinicians and the patient’s circle of care, transitions of cancer care, management of cancer care and cancer care health policy. Her research examines the needs and challenges of men diagnosed with prostate cancer and prostate cancer survivors and actions this evidence based information in into tangible education and empowerment programs aimed at improving the lives of cancer survivors. Her research also explores how technology can be leveraged to enable implementation and sustainability of innovative models of patient education and patient empowerment as a means to support health system transformation.

Involvement with BHCRI to date:

Dr. Gabriela Ilie is an Associate Member

Phone:

902-494-4527

Email:

Gabriela.Ilie@dal.ca

Contact:

Departments of Community Health and Epidemiology and Urology, Faculty of Medicine, 5790 University Avenue, 4th Floor, Rm.401, Halifax, NS Canada

Publications:

 

Ilie, G., Rutledge, R., & Sweeney, E. (2021). An Examination of the Role of Socioeconomic Status in the Relationship between Depression and Prostate Cancer Survivorship in a Population-Based Sample of Men from Atlantic Canada. Oncology, 99(4), 260–270. https://doi.org/10.1159/000512444

Ilie,G., Rutledge, R., Sweeney, E. (2021) Post-Treatment Adverse Health Correlates among Prostate Cancer Survivors in a Sample of Men Residing in Atlantic Canada. Current Oncology, 28, 2812-2822. https://doi.org/10.3390/curroncol28040246 

Louise Moodie, Gabriela Ilie*, Rob Rutledge, Andreou Pantelis, Susan Kirkland. (2020, November). Assessment of Current Mental Health Status in a Population-Based Sample of Canadian Men With and Without a History of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: An Analysis of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA). Frontiers in Psychiatry, 16(11), 586260. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2020.586260

Singh S, Adisesh A, Ilie G*, McDonald TJ. An examination of the association between lifetime history of prostate and pancreatic cancer diagnosis and occupation in a population sample of Canadians. PLOS One, 2020; 15(2): e0227622.

Gabriela Ilie*, Joshua White, Ross Mason, Ricardo Rendon, Greg Bailly, Joseph Lawen, David Bowes, Nikhilesh Patil, Derek Wilke, Cody MacDonald, Robert Rutledge, David Bell. (2020, October). Current Mental Distress Among Men With a History of Radical Prostatectomy and Related Adverse Correlates. American Journal of Men's Health, 14(5), 1557988320957535. doi:10.1177/1557988320957535

Gabriela Ilie*, Joshua White, Ross Mason, Ricardo Rendon, Greg Bailly, Joseph Lawen, David Bowes, Nikhilesh Patil, Derek Wilke, Cody MacDonald, Robert Rutledge, David Bell. (2020, October). Current Mental Distress Among Men With a History of Radical Prostatectomy and Related Adverse Correlates. American Journal of Men's Health, 14(5), 1557988320957535. doi:10.1177/1557988320957535

Carpino M, Ilie G, Langile D, Asbridge M. (2020, September). Cannabis-related driving and passenger behaviours among high school students: a cross-sectional study using survey data. CMAJ Open, 8(4), E754. doi:10.9778/cmajo.20200081

Ilie G*, Tremhold M, Boak A, Mann RE, Adlaf EM, Asbridge M, Hamiltonn H, Rehm J, Rutledge R, Cusimano M. (2020). Adolescent traumatic brain injuries: Onset, mechanism and links with current academic performance and physical injuries. PLOS One, 15(3), e0229489. doi:https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0229489

Turner NE, Cook S, Shi J, Elton-Marshall T, Hamilton H, Ilie G, Wickens MC, McDonald AJ, Trajtenberg N, Cusimano M, Mann RE. (2020, October). Traumatic brain injuries and problem gambling in youth: Evidence from a population-based study of secondary students in Ontario, Canada. Plos One, 15(10), e0239661. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0239661

Gabriela Ilie*, Robert Rutledge, Ellen Sweeney. (2020). Anxiety and depression symptoms in adult males in Atlantic Canada with or without a lifetime history of prostate cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 29(2), 280-286. doi:10.1002/pon.5244

 

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